Football

Jarvis was “convinced” Holbeach United would pull off amazing Yaxley comeback

Yaxley 2 Holbeach United 4 Holbeach United produced a stunning second-half comeback to win 4-2 at high-flying Yaxley in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division on Tuesday night. Two first-half goals from Dan Cotton (5 &29) had the Cuckoos flying on their 3G surface at In2itive Park. But Holbeach cancelled that lead out within two second-half minutes as Jordan Thomas (46) ...

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Super eight for Moulton Harrox as leaders continue their perfect start

Moulton Harrox 3 Thorney 0 Relentless Moulton Harrox stretched their winning run to eight ChromaSport Peterborough Premier Division matches on Saturday as they saw off visitors Thorney 3-0. Dave Panton’s side remain top of the table with a perfect 24 points from eight games thanks to goals from Ben Allen, Joe Townsend and Tom Cardell at Broad Lane. The in-form ...

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Gosling hat-trick for Holbeach United Reserves in 9-2 Riverside romp

Holbeach United Reserves continued their great start to the ChromaSport Peterborough Premier Division season with a 9-2 win at Riverside. Tom Gosling notched a hat-trick for Omar Joof’s side on Saturday, while Gary Chappell (2), Kieron Rose (2), Robbie Cundy and Pawel Madrejewak also got on the scoresheet. The Tigers are still third in the standings, just three points behind ...

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Four-some Cawthorn salutes Long Sutton Athletic showing

Long Sutton Athletic 6 Oundle Town 2 Player/assistant boss Matty Cawthorn hopes everything has now clicked into place at Long Sutton Athletic after his four-goal haul fired the team to a 6-2 victory over high-flying Oundle Town on Saturday. Cawthorn’s haul in the ChromaSport Peterborough League Division One clash at London Road included a hat-trick of headers, while striker David ...

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Amazing Holbeach United comeback stuns hosts Yaxley

Holbeach United produced a stunning comeback to win 4-2 at high-flying Yaxley in the ChromaSport UCL Premier Division on Tuesday night. Two goals from ex-Spalding United forward Dan Cotton put hosts Yaxley in firm command at half time and left Holbeach with a real mountain to climb. But Jordan Thomas and Stacey Cartwright scored early in the second period to ...

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Hat-trick hero Ford fires Holbeach United to comfortable cup win

Holbeach United 4 Bugbrooke St Michaels 1 Josh Ford fired a hat-trick as Holbeach United cruised past lower-graded Bugbrooke St Michaels in the UCL Knockout Cup on Saturday. Striker Ford notched on 24 (penalty), 39 and 54 minutes at Carter’s Park, with Andrew Tidswell grabbing the other with a sensational first-half free kick. Emmanuel Odiadi bagged a consolation early in the ...

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Newman double not enough as Spalding United lose FA Trophy cracker

Two more goals from new signing Jake Newman couldn’t stop Spalding United losing a nine-goal FA Trophy thriller at Newcastle Town on Saturday. In perhaps the game of the day in the Preliminary Round, Mitch Griffiths also scored for Spalding in a remarkable 5-4 defeat in the all Evo-Stik League First Division South clash in Staffordshire. Indeed, the Tulips led 1-0 ...

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Rayment has no case for the Tulips’ defence in FA Trophy loss

Newcastle Town 5 Spalding United 4 Bemused boss Pat Rayment bemoaned a rare defensive horror-show as his Spalding United crashed out of the FA Trophy in a nine-goal thriller at Newcastle Town on Saturday. The all-Evo-Stik League First Division South tie was perhaps the game of the Preliminary Round, but that was no consolation for the Spalding supremo. The Tulips ...

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Saturday football preview: Tulips up for FA Trophy, Tigers back down to earth

Pat Rayment is confident that Spalding United will keep their fine run of form going in the FA Trophy on Saturday. Having secured their first Evo-Stik League First Division South away win of the season at Daventry Town on Tuesday night, the Tulips now turn their attention to an FA Trophy Preliminary Round clash at league rivals Newcastle Town (3pm). ...

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Young Spalding United side show grit to halt Bourne barrage

Spalding United under-13s continued their impressive start to the new season with a battling 2-1 win over Bourne Town under-13s over the weekend. Playing their first home game of the new PJAL Division Two season at West Pinchbeck, Spalding started superbly and went ahead when Ryan Thomas sprinted down the left and delivered for Harvey Wirkowski to net on 12 ...

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As you were at the top of Voice League after rivals battle to 0-0 stalemate

The Division One title race in The Spalding and South Holland Voice six-a-side League is still very much alive after rivals Polishborough and Tekkers drew 0-0 in their huge showdown on Monday. With third-placed You’ve Got No Fans beaten 6-4 by Football Club earlier in the night at Surfleet’s Glen Park, it now looks to be a two-horse race and ...

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Tydd St Mary climb up to fourth with impressive Sports success

In-form Tydd St Mary made it three wins on the spin with a 3-2 victory at Stanground Sports on Saturday. The first half of the ChromaSport Peterborough League Division was goalless, although Tydd keeper Martin Cherry did have to pull off a top stop. Playing some good football at the start of the second period, the Saints got their reward ...

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Red-hot Parry hits treble in six-y Spalding Town win

A hat-trick from Marcus Parry steered Spalding Town to a crushing 6-0 ChromaSport Peterborough League Division Two win at Parkway Eagles on Saturday. Parry’s treble, plus a double from Tomasz Rabiega and a Danny Kingman effort, made it three wins from four league games for Chris Page’s side and moves them into the top five. Up in the Premier Division, ...

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Jarvis proud of Holbeach United as Worcester end their fantastic FA Cup run

Worcester City 2 Holbeach United 0 Boss Darren Jarvis expressed his pride after seeing Holbeach United knocked out of the Emirates FA Cup in Tuesday night’s replay at Worcester City. Daniel Nti’s 25-yard drive in the first period and a second-half volley from former Jamaica international Deon Burton accounted for the Tigers in the second qualifying round replay, with not ...

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Newman’s dream debut breaks Spalding United’s away duck at Daventry

Daventry Town 0 Spalding United 1 Striking sensation Jake Newman marked his debut with a winning goal as Spalding United bagged a fine 1-0 win at Daventry Town on Tuesday night. Newman, signed from UCL Premier Division side Wellingborough Town on the morning of the match (see story here), fired a wonderful winner on 26 minutes to settle a tight ...

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Pinchbeck United complete unbeaten September with their best showing yet

Ian Dunn saluted Pinchbeck United’s “best performance of the season” as they beat Ketton 2-0 in the ChromaSport Peterborough Premier Division on Saturday. Goals from Tony Edwards (15) and Corban Oldham (60) were enough for Pinchbeck at Knight Street, as they jumped up to sixth in the table. It was a day of positives for Dunn’s side, as they handed ...

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Spalding United Reserves see off in-form Sutton Bridge to go fourth

Spalding United Reserves continued their winning streak in ChromaSport Peteborough League Division with a rugged 4-2 away victory at in-form Sutton Bridge United on Saturday. The Tulips began slowly again, with Bridge – who had won six on the spin ahead of this derby – using the pace of their forward men to good effect to create two missed half ...

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Debut strike from Newman secures Tulips a win as Tigers lose FA Cup replay

Jake Newman’s debut goal fired Spalding United to a 1-0 win at Daventry Town on Tuesday night, while Holbeach United’s fine run in the Emirates FA Cup ended with a 2-0 defeat at Worcester City. Starting with the Tulips, Newman – signed from Wellingborough Town earlier in the day – marked his debut with a 26th-minute effort to settle a ...

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Tidswell Talk: I can’t remember a better atmosphere at Holbeach United

by Andrew Tidswell Elite Sports Academy MD and Holbeach Utd player/coach This week I am writing to give you an insight into Holbeach United’s dramatic last-gasp equaliser against Worcester City in the FA Cup. Since the incredible overhead kick scored by none other than our keeper Rick Drury, the club has been in the public eye nationally. For the players ...

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Flawless Moulton Harrox go top with five-star win

Unstoppable Moulton Harrox moved top of the ChromaSport Peterborough League Premier Division table on Saturday as they beat Stanground Sports 5-1 at Broad Lane to make it seven wins from as many matches. Ben Allen continued his fine start to the season with a great goal within the first five minutes, before Ian Bradbury doubled the Moulton lead. Hosts Harrox ...

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